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Wellington supermarket trials trolley location technology
Posted on 28-Nov-2018 17:18 News, Consumer Electronics

A Wellington supermarket has partnered with a local tech start-up for a trial designed to enhance its customers’ shopping experience using the indoor equivalent of GPS.

Edifier S350DB review
Posted on 20-Nov-2018 22:31 Reviews, Consumer Electronics

Edifier has an old-school looking, but modern sounding speakers series that can seriously enhance your listening experience. The Edifier S350DB is a 2.1 speaker system that can easily connect to any system available around.

Spark launches kids watch that phones home
Posted on 5-Nov-2018 10:52 News, Consumer Electronics

The kids watch is designed for children aged 5-12 years who are becoming more independent but are not yet ready for a full functioning, expensive smartphone.

Lexar announces large A2 microSD card
Posted on 24-Oct-2018 08:55 News, Consumer Electronics

The 512GB Lexar High-Performance 633x microSDXC card offers expanded storage capabilities and lets you run apps directly from your memory card at blazing A2 speed.

Sony announces high zoom cameras with 4K movie capability and upgraded image processor
Posted on 23-Oct-2018 15:57 News, Consumer Electronics

Sony is boosting its Cyber-shot line-up of travel high zoom cameras with the launch of the DSC-HX99 and DSC-WX800.

New Mi store will open at Sylvia Park early November
Posted on 18-Oct-2018 07:15 News, Consumer Electronics

New Zealand consumers are set to benefit with the arrival of one the world’s largest smartphone makers into this market.

ANZ launches Google Pay
Posted on 27-Sep-2018 09:06 News, Consumer Electronics

Google Pay offers Android users a simple and secure way to pay using their mobile phone in stores, and make payments online and within mobile apps.

Lexar returns to the global market
Posted on 20-Sep-2018 21:24 News, Consumer Electronics

Lexar, a leading global brand of flash memory solutions, recently announced it would officially be in full production and shipping globally to major retailers in North America, EMEA, and APAC regions this spring (Southern).

New Zealand now a global leader in smart TV adoption
Posted on 17-Sep-2018 18:11 News, Consumer Electronics

New Zealand consumers, driven by increasing demand for video streaming services, are now a global leader in the adoption of Smart TVs, according to the latest report from IDC Research.

FUJIFILM introduces new mirrorless X-T3
Posted on 8-Sep-2018 17:12 News, Consumer Electronics

FUJIFILM is taking a leap into fourth generation technology with the announcement of its latest digital camera out to catch the eye of serious videographers.

Volvo introduces new 360c autonomous concept
Posted on 8-Sep-2018 17:03 News, Consumer Electronics

Imagine a world in which you travel long distances without the need for airports. A world in which you can avoid airport security, hours of queuing and waiting, and noisy, cramped airliners. What if, instead, you could take your own first-class private cabin that picks you up at home and takes you from door to door?

Canon introduces new EOS R full frame mirrorless camera
Posted on 8-Sep-2018 16:57 News, Consumer Electronics

More than thirty years on from the EOS launch, the new EOS R System will enable image makers to rethink the way they see and capture the world.

BMW to introduce in-car Intelligent Personal Assistant
Posted on 7-Sep-2018 17:15 News, Consumer Electronics

From March 2019, there will be an intelligent, digital character on board that responds to the prompt "Hey BMW".

Logitech introduces Ultimate Ears BOOM 3 and MEGABOOM 3 packed with new features
Posted on 5-Sep-2018 09:14 News, Consumer Electronics

The Ultimate Ears speaker just got better with the next generation Ultimate Ears BOOM 3 and MEGABOOM 3. These portable, waterproof Bluetooth speakers have been redesigned with two-toned, high performance fabric, engineered for applications like motorcycle jackets and fire equipment. Also new to BOOM 3 and MEGABOOM 3 is a Magic Button on top of the speaker for convenient music control.

Car services tech startup FIXR aims to raise capital
Posted on 30-Aug-2018 10:19 News, Consumer Electronics

FIXR, a New Zealand-first car services app has launched a capital raise campaign to implement advanced features.

The Warehouse leaps into the AI future with Google
Posted on 15-Aug-2018 17:56 News, Consumer Electronics

The Warehouse has launched a new "Snap and Shop" feature on its mobile app allowing people to take photos of items they like on their smartphones and instantly match them with thousands of available products in its catalogue.

Targus set sights on enterprise and consumer growth in New Zealand
Posted on 13-Aug-2018 13:47 News, Consumer Electronics

Targus New Zealand is on a mission to build increased market share in New Zealand with a fresh look, reinvigorated brand proposition and stylish new product line up.

Home robot Vector to be available in New Zealand stores
Posted on 9-Aug-2018 14:47 News, Consumer Electronics

Vector is a robot who's alive with personality, highly-intelligent, and aware of his surroundings through touch, sight and sound.

Rakuten Kobo launches Kobo Clara HD entry level reader
Posted on 26-Jul-2018 15:44 News, Consumer Electronics

The company is aiming the new device directly at those booklovers who say they only read on paper.

KidsCan App to Help Kiwi Children in Need
Posted on 26-Jul-2018 15:32 News, Consumer Electronics

The KidsCan Digital Cookbook has been designed to encourage children to get involved in food preparation at home and includes 20 delicious video recipes of savoury and sweet wholefood meals put together by renowned celebrity chef McGregor.

FUJIFILM announces new high-performance lenses
Posted on 24-Jul-2018 14:57 News, Consumer Electronics

FUJIFILM NZ adds two new lenses to its high-performance X-Mount FUJINON range and announces a further three lenses in development for future release.

New FUJIFILM XF10 introduces square mode for Instagram sharing
Posted on 24-Jul-2018 14:44 News, Consumer Electronics

Photographers seeking a step up from smartphone snaps can look forward to using the new fixed-lens XF10, available in New Zealand in August.

PB Technologies charged for its extended warranties and warned for bait advertising
Posted on 3-Jul-2018 15:45 News, Consumer Electronics

PB Technologies Ltd (PB Tech) has pleaded guilty to 14 charges brought by the Commerce Commission for failings in its extended warranty agreements.

Ring Spotlight Cam review
Posted on 18-Jun-2018 09:24 Reviews, Consumer Electronics, by M Freitas

Ring started as a cloud-connected video doorbell company and soon evolved to something more like a cloud-based security company. From connected doorbells, to smart floodlight-enabled cameras and extenders to (coming soon) full house alarm systems complete with motion detectors, contact sensor and more.

Commerce Commission warns Apple for misleading consumers about their rights
Posted on 30-May-2018 13:15 News, Consumer Electronics

The Commission has warned Apple Sales New Zealand (Apple) after it likely misled consumers about their Consumer Guarantees Act (CGA) rights and about its replacement products being new.


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